Domestic Abuse

If you are being frightened, hurt or abused by a partner or a family member, or know someone who is, please consider calling one of the following telephone numbers: 

The Safer Waverley Partnership supports the South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service. The service works with women, men and children who have been experiencing domestic abuse in the community. 

What is Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic abuse is physical, emotional, verbal, psychological, financial or sexual abuse.
  • It involves the misuse of power and control by one person over another.
  • Abuse in the home is more widespread than people think.  It affects men and women of all ages, ethnicities, orientations and income levels, regardless of ability
  • Domestic abuse can affect the victim's housing, health, education and the freedom to live freely without fear.

Help with Housing

One of the many reasons that people remain in an abusive relationship is the fear of losing their home. The Housing Services staff at Waverley understand this and can refer to a Specialist Advisor who can talk through options as well as offer advice and advocacy in supporting victims through Housing processes. Please contact Chloe Whiteman on 01483 523057 or email

Page owner: Clare Arnold. Last updated: 03/07/2019 11:07

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